Series 2. STATE DEPARTMENT, 1953-1954, 1960-1974

28 boxes
10 subseries
Office file code: 2

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed documents and related material pertaining to such subjects as the Cold War, developing nations, the Peace Corps, education and cultural exchanges, the Berlin Crisis, the Cuban missile crisis, limitations on the spread of nuclear weapons, the Indochina War and international trade, particularly as regards the Arkansas businessman.

Subseries:

Arranged chronologically.

  1. Depart of State (General), 1961-1974
  2. Passports and Visas, 1961-1974
  3. International Cooperation Administration, 1961
  4. Education and Cultural Exchange, 1953-1954, 1961-1974
  5. Import-Export, 1960-1961
  6. Agency for International Development, 1962-1973
  7. United States Mission to the United Nations, 1961-1972
  8. International Organizations, 1963-1974
  9. Letters of Introduction to Missions, 1961-1973
  10. Peace Corps and ACTION, 1961-1972

Subseries 1. State Department (General), 1961-1974.

7 boxes.
Office file code: 2

Records pertaining to international relations and the internal functioning of the State Department, particularly as regards foreign service personnel; Americans imprisoned in foreign jails; bartering of surplus agricultural products; trade matters, especially the export of such products as aluminum, rice, poultry and textiles; oil matters; Mexican labor problems, and Vietnam.

Other material includes an alleged partisan letter sent out over the signature of Walter Annenberg, ambassador to Great Britain, by White House staff member Charles Colson (7.3).

Correspondents include George W. Ball (3.3).


Subseries 2. Passports and Visas, 1961-1974.

5 boxes.
Office file code: 2-a

Records pertaining to immigration, refugees, cultural exchange programs, passports and visas, particularly as regards attempts to visit China and efforts to attract or retain medical doctors and teachers.


Subseries 3. International Cooperation Administration, 1961.

1 folder.
Office file code: 2-c

Records pertaining to internal functions of this agency, particularly as regards Nigeria.


Subseries 4. Education and Cultural Exchange, 1953-1954, 1961-1974.

10 boxes.
Office file code: 2-b

Records pertaining to such subjects as educational grants, particularly as regards Fulbright scholarships and other exchange programs.

Correspondents include: James R. Hale (17.2), George Kenneth Holland (15.1), and James Oliver Eastland (17.4).


Subseries 5. Import-Export, 1960-1961.

1 folder.
Office file code: 2-c

Records pertaining to trade and tariff questions, particularly as regards the aluminum industry.


Subseries 6. Agency for International Development, 1962-1973.

2.5 boxes.
Office file code: 2-c

Records pertaining to the internal workings of the agency, particularly as regards businessmen seeking AID contracts; the aluminum industry, particularly Reynolds Metals Company; and AID personnel questions.

Correspondents include: James B. Cash, Jr. (22.5), J.P. Gaines (24.2), Paul W. Milam (23.1, 3), and Robert Edward Lee Wilson III (23.2-6).


Subseries 7. U. S. Mission to the United Nations, 1961-1972.

4 folders.
Office file code: 2-e

Records pertaining to appointments to U. N. posts and to plans for expansion of U. N. facilities.

Correspondents include: Adlai Ewing Stevenson.


Subseries 8. International Organizations, 1963-1974.

2 folders.
Office file code: 2-f

Records pertaining to such subjects as the Peace Corps, World Bank and the United Nations.


Subseries 9. Letters of Introduction to Missions, 1961-1973.

2.5 boxes.
Office file code: 2-h

Records pertaining to constituents, especially Arkansas businessmen, who planned trips abroad and wanted letters of introduction to U. S. embassies and consulates.

Correspondents include: Dale Leon Bumpers.


Subseries 10. Peace Corps and ACTION, 1961-1972.

1 box.
Office file code: 2-g

Records pertaining to the selection of volunteers for and the functioning of the Peace Corps and its successor, ACTION.


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